[Fsf-friends] india votes against ooxml
Mahesh T. Pai
Thu Aug 23 21:30:42 IST 2007
Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay said on Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 09:08:59PM +0530,:
> Nagarjuna G. wrote:
> > India votes against ooxml unanimously. the decision of the committee was to
> > disapprove ooxml with comments. The final meeting took place today after
> > 3pm for about an hour and half, and no voting took place.
> Good news and great work. So, where does leave OOXML in India in terms
> of getting a re-entry and what would be the impact of this unanimous
> vote against OOXML in terms of Government Specifications especially
> those related to transactions and citizen centric efforts ?
While commending the efforts of every body concerned to protect our
rights, please remember that this is only one battle, the war is not
In some other countries, the bodies have done a somersault after the
first stage, so do stay alert.
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